Key Indian Mujahideen member arrested

In a breakthrough, Delhi Police has arrested a person from Bihar who is claimed to be founder-member of Indian Mujahideen.

Updated: Feb 03, 2012, 20:56 PM IST

New Delhi: In a breakthrough, Delhi Police
has arrested a person from Bihar who is claimed to be
founder-member of Indian Mujahideen.

Mohd Tarique Anjuman was apprehended from suburbs of
Patna last evening and brought to Delhi where he was produced
before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate who remanded him in
police custody for 15 days, official sources said.

The sources said Anjuman was an active member of banned
SIMI organisation since 1998 and later was one of the founder
members of Indian Mujahideen since 2003 along with Iqbal
Bhatkal.

He was being questioned by a joint team of central
intelligence agencies and Delhi Police.

Anjuman is believed to be one of the ideologues who used
to motivate youth to join the terror outfit and provide them
arms training.

During last decade or so, he has been frequently visiting
Bhatkal village in north Karnataka.

PTI